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Here’s a checklist for baroque violinist Maya Homburger and double bassist Barry Guy’s performance this afternoon. No. 1: See if they begin the concert with Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber’s 17th-century composition “Annunciation,” from his First Mystery Sonata, as they often do in concert, and as they did on their 1999 ECM album Ceremony. No. 2: See if the crowd is composed mostly of improvisational music fans who love Guy’s innovative work with the London Jazz Composers Orchestra and numerous other avant-garde groups, or with classical fans who know Homburger through her modernistic interpretations of Bach and John Dowland. No. 3: See if there’s enough space for Homburger to roam around the room as she plays, as she is wont to do, when the duo performs amid the paintings at 5 p.m. at the Phillips Collection, 1600 21st St. NW. $7.50. (202) 387-2151. (Christopher Porter)